From the January 2018 magazine.

Good ol’ gals

Her sponsor wasted no time getting her started in service. But who knew it would involve some lights, camera and action?

I don’t want this to be a sad story. I want to celebrate the many gifts we receive from our sponsors and what sobriety looks like, even after they are gone.

Last night, I was at our state AA convention. There were only two people who stood up before me at the sobriety countdown. One of them was my sponsor’s sponsor. You see, my sponsor died yesterday. She died 12 days after her 41st AA birthday and three weeks before she would have turned 90.

-- Leah R.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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